ANKARA (AA) – Here are the main topics Anadolu Agency’s English Desk plans to cover on Friday, Oct. 11, 2019 (coverage may change depending on developing/breaking stories):
ISTANBUL – President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to receive NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg in Dolmabahce Palace.
ISTANBUL – Erdogan also set to address parliament speakers meeting on counter-terrorism in Dolmabahce.
ISTANBUL – Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu to hold joint news conference with Stoltenberg.
IZMIR – Second day of international symposium discussing problems of Muslim pious endowments in Dodecanese islands and Turkish-Greek relations.
ANKARA – Following developments in Turkey's Operation Peace Spring east of Euphrates River in northern Syria.
OSLO – Nobel Peace Prize 2019 to be announced.
BRUSSELS – UK's Brexit Secretary Stephen Barclay to meet EU's Chief Negotiator for Brexit Michel Barnier for last minute talks over possible Brexit deal.
PARIS – President Emmanuel Macron to host Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban.
ALEPPO/IDLIB – Monitoring developments in Syrian civil war.
ANKARA – The Central Bank of Turkey to release balance of payments figures for August.
ANKARA – Turkey’s statistical authority TurkStat to release poultry and milk production figures for August.
ISTANBUL – Turkey to take on Albania in UEFA EURO 2020 group qualifier.
ISTANBUL – Turkey's Anadolu Efes to host Germany's Alba Berlin in Turkish Airlines EuroLeague 2019-20 regular season.
Turkey's operation fills vacuum in Syria: Experts
By Riyaz ul Khaliq
ANKARA (AA) – A military operation launched this week by Turkey in northeastern Syria has filled a vacuum created by the withdrawal of U.S. troops from the area, political observers said Thursday.
Scenarios in formation of new government in Tunisia
By Adel Thabeti
TUNIS, Tunisia (AA) – Tunisia’s moderate Ennahda movement has come out on top in the country’s parliamentary elections — securing 52 seats of the 217-seat parliament — while the recently formed Qalb Tounes (Heart of Tunisia) came in second with 38 members, according to the country’s election commission.
Turkey is a vital partner of Serbia: President
By Talha Ozturk
BELGRADE, Serbia (AA) – Praising Turkey’s efforts for bilateral stability and regional relations, Serbia’s president said Turkey is a vital partner of his state.